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How to Help Someone with High-Functioning Depression

How to Help Someone with High-Functioning Depression

When you picture the word depression, what do you see? Off the top, images of disinterest, sadness, loneliness, emptiness, and hopelessness are likely some of the first to arise. These are interesting concepts because many people have a very clear idea and understanding of them, at least on the surface. In fact, there are six major […]

13th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Coping with a Narcissist

Coping with a Narcissist

. Whether or not you are actually living with a narcissist you need to develop some coping strategies to keep you from melting down when you have to deal with them. .   One: Narcissists Don’t Choose Losers   When you have been in a relationship with a narcissist for any length of time you […]

25th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Inside the Mind of the Alienated Child

Inside the Mind of the Alienated Child

This week finds me focused on the experience of growing up in an alienating environment and the ways in which children are prepared for the kind of mind bending and brain washing behaviours which are seen in alienation. Keeping in mind that parental alienation is the result of three things – a) the alienating strategies […]

21st September 2017 | By | Reply More
eBook: 5 Steps to a Fair Divorce

eBook: 5 Steps to a Fair Divorce

It’s here! My first eBook in the series, 5 Steps to a Fair Divorce has been released: This eBook, is the first in a series of 5 eBooks, containing an in-depth examination of topics, including action steps to be taken and relevant matters to ponder as you journey through your divorce process. It is a revolutionary […]

19th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Divorce by Occupation

Divorce by Occupation

A recent study using data from a 2015 American community survey, revealed statistics about the relation between different occupations and the divorce rate. Some jobs do have higher divorce rates than others. Although people tend to stay single longer and marry later in life or not at all, the divorce rate remains high all over […]

15th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Organised Communication for Divorced Parents

Organised Communication for Divorced Parents

Not only will this tool simplify your life as a single parent, it will reduce conflict and make your children happy! It is already being used by more than 100 000 families in over 100 countries worldwide. . . 2Houses helps you to organise your schedule and keep track of all activities, manage your expenses […]

14th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Parental Alienation Courses

Parental Alienation Courses

The Parental Alienation Study Group (PASG) together with the National Coalition Against Parental Alienation (NCAPA), offers two online courses on Parental Alienation, at no cost to participants. The one course was designed for parents & family members dealing with parental alienation and the other, for professional counselors & attorneys. Both offer a comprehensive insight into […]

12th September 2017 | By | Reply More
7 Steps to Decide if Divorce is Right for You

7 Steps to Decide if Divorce is Right for You

I wrote an article recently about the long and winding road I took to deciding to divorce. Although I think every step on that road was necessary, it might have been an easier and quicker journey if I’d had a few tools and tips to ease the decision-making process. If you’re still on the fence […]

11th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Children’s Rights to Parental Care Protected, but at Whose Expense?

Children’s Rights to Parental Care Protected, but at Whose Expense?

Sport24 article refers: Ex-Proteas star Cullinan convicted over child maintenance The good news is that two children’s basic right to parental care from both parents, have finally been protected by the court, as it should be. But the bad news is that the State neglected its duty to protect children’s rights in the first place: […]

8th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Stop Paying Maintenance at Retirement

Stop Paying Maintenance at Retirement

Many payors of spousal support assume that when they retire, their obligation to pay support will stop. After all, each of the parties will have received their share of the assets accumulated during the relationship, including the retirement savings and pension. Payors frequently assume that each spouse is thus responsible for planning for his or […]

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